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Discussion of "The Future," a Near-Future Dystopian Thriller

Tuesday, August 20, 2024

07:15 PM - 08:30 PM

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This event will be held online via Google Meet.


Event Summary

We're shifting gears with a timely and gripping speculative fiction novel that explores a near-future scenario, where the consequences of emerging technologies, deepening wealth disparities, and related societal issues have led to a dystopian reality. Naomi Alderman's "The Future" is a masterful blend of entertainment, suspense, and intellectual curiosity, offering a rich foundation for a stimulating conversation about the profound impact of technology on our society and future. The novel explores themes of power dynamics, gender roles, control, and the impact of technology on society and our environment. Designer and facilitator Jennifer "Houli" Houlihan will provide a concise and insightful overview of the book, followed by a lively guided discussion. This event offers a unique opportunity to engage with fellow readers, share perspectives, and explore the critical role technology plays in shaping our collective future. Don't miss this thought-provoking summer evening event!


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